The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PDA in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PDA over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Rank 307 325 315
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -10
Permanent jobs citing PDA 4 4 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.041% 0.034% 0.085%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.091% 0.076% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 2
Average salary £29,000 £50,750 £38,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.85% +32.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,800 £35,500 £37,650
10% offered a salary of more than £37,800 £59,000 £38,850
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £25,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+38.00% -23.07%
PDA
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
4381 5277 5871
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 44.95% 44.98% 49.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3611 4335 5170
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

PDA
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PDA across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

PDA Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

PDA
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PDA across the City of London region.

PDA Salary Trend in the City of London

PDA
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PDA across the City of London region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

PDA Salary Histogram in the City of London

PDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing PDA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PDA.

1 8 (88.89%) MS Office
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
1 8 (88.89%) Blackberry
2 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
3 6 (66.67%) Windows
3 6 (66.67%) MS Excel
4 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 3 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 3 (33.33%) MCSA
4 3 (33.33%) ITIL
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (33.33%) Mac OS X
4 3 (33.33%) Apple
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 3 (33.33%) Legal
4 3 (33.33%) Mitel
4 3 (33.33%) MOS
4 3 (33.33%) Degree
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Vista
4 3 (33.33%) Android
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (33.33%) Windows 8
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (22.22%) iPhone
5 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) Law
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (22.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

PDA
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing PDA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PDA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (22.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (11.11%) LiveLink
3 1 (11.11%) WorkSite
3 1 (11.11%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (88.89%) MS Office
2 6 (66.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (22.22%) LAN
1 2 (22.22%) WAN
2 1 (11.11%) VPN
2 1 (11.11%) Internet
2 1 (11.11%) Softphone
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) InterSystems Cache
General
1 3 (33.33%) Legal
2 2 (22.22%) Law
3 1 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) French Language
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Service Desk Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Service Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Trainer
2 1 (11.11%) Support Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Legal IT Trainer
2 1 (11.11%) IT Support Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) IT Trainer
2 1 (11.11%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Desktop Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (88.89%) Blackberry
2 2 (22.22%) iPhone
3 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 1 (11.11%) E-Learning
3 1 (11.11%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 3 (33.33%) Mac OS X
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Vista
2 3 (33.33%) Android
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
1 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (11.11%) Validation
2 1 (11.11%) Software Delivery
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) MCSA
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (33.33%) MOS
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Apple
2 3 (33.33%) Mitel
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) Avaya
3 1 (11.11%) Siemens
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) Altiris
3 1 (11.11%) VMware